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Sanford House

Address: Swindon Advocacy Movement,
Sanford House,
Swindon,
Wiltshire,
SN1 1QH

Phone: 01793 542 575

For the IMCA &IMHA service
Phone: 01793 616 562
Fax: 01793 423 124

The Shop

Address: Swindon Advocacy Movement,
The Shop,
37 Regent Street,
Swindon,
Wiltshire,
SN1 1JL

Phone: 01793 542266

For the IMCA &IMHA service
Phone: 01793 616 562
Fax: 01793 423 124

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Overview

We provide a free, independent and accessible advocacy service in Swindon. Our service is available to people with a learning disability and high functioning Autism and Asperger’s. We also provide Swindon’s IMCA, IMHA and Care Act 2014 advocacy.

Our Services

We provide a free, independent and accessible advocacy service in Swindon. Our service is available to people with a learning disability and high functioning Autism and Asperger’s. We also provide Swindon’s IMCA, IMHA and Care Act 2014 advocacy.

 Advocacy enables individuals to

Access and understand information

Learn about our rights and how to exercise them

Consider options and make informed decisions

To have a voice heard in a statutory process

To have a voice heard in a general life issue

We can

  • Facilitate or enable access to services both independent or voluntary
  • Facilitate or enable access to services that are statutory
  • Support our clients to challenge a decision
  • Support our clients to make a complaint.

SAM offers the following specialist services:

Parent Advocacy – support for parents with a learning disability through Child Protection and court proceedings

Advocacy for Independence – supporting adults with learning disabilities to achieve more independent lives

Independent Support Service – a free statutory service for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and their families

High Functioning Autism & Aspergers Syndrome Advocacy Service – Advocacy for Adults with a high functioning ASC

IMCA (Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy)

IMHA (Independent Mental Health Advocacy)

Advocacy under the Care Act 2014

Services

Autism & Asperger’s Advocacy

Learning Disability Advocacy Project

IMCA & IMCA DoLS

Independent Mental Health Advocacy

Independent Care Act Advocacy

Independent Support Service